Jacob Pyetranker

Jacob is a graduate of Fordham University. He earned his Juris Doctor degree at St. John’s University School of Law in 2006. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York and the District of Columbia.  Prior to attending law school, Jacob obtained a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research.  After graduating from law school, Jacob served as a legal research clerk for the judges of the Connecticut Superior Court.

Before joining this office, Jacob worked with several attorneys widely recognized as premier matrimonial law practitioners in Connecticut.  He has practiced family law exclusively since his judicial clerkship, and he has experience in all aspects of family and matrimonial litigation.

Jacob is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Fairfield County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.  He was selected as a Super Lawyers®** Connecticut Rising Star for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.  He was selected for a 2016 Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for the State of Connecticut by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.  He also volunteers his time as a court-appointed special master in the Stamford Superior Court for family law cases.

In 2017, Jacob presented on “Custody Evaluations: Understanding the Tools and Challenging the Report,” for the National Business Institute’s seminar on Advanced Custody and Support Issues. Jacob also published, with co-author Alexander J. Cuda, an article on May 12, 2017 in the Connecticut Law Tribune, “Court Time Is Valuable – Don’t Waste It.”

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